Birdwood Demographics (SA) Local Stats

Birdwood (5234) is a suburb of Adelaide, Adelaide Hills, South Australia. It is about 34 kms from SA's capital city of Adelaide. Birdwood is in the federal electorates of Barker, Mayo.

In the 2011 census the population of Birdwood was 1,301 and is comprised of approximately 49.5% females and 50.5% males.

The median/average age of the population of Birdwood is 41 years of age.

81.5% of people living in the suburb of Birdwood were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 10.5% England, 1.0% Germany, 0.8% Netherlands, 0.7% New Zealand, 0.6% South Africa, 0.6% Wales, 0.5% Scotland, 0.4% Hungary, 0.3% Austria, 0.3% United States of America, 0.3% Greece, 0.2% Ireland.

96.7% of people living in Birdwood speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 1.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.5% Other, 0.4% Italian, 0.2% Hungarian, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% German.

The religious makeup of Birdwood is 30.6% No religion, 16.0% Lutheran, 15.6% Anglican, 11.6% Catholic, 10.3% Uniting Church, 6.9% Religious affiliation not stated, 3.3% Baptist, 2.2% Christian, nfd, 0.6% Salvation Army, 0.5% Other religious affiliation .

59.0% of people are married, 25.7% have never married and 8.8% are divorced and 2.9% are separated. There are 37 widowed people living in Birdwood.

58.5% of the people living in Birdwood over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 30.0% are working on a part time basis. Birdwood has an unemployment rate of 4.1%.

The main occupations of people living in Birdwood are 17.6% Technicians & trades workers, 16.7% Managers, 16.5% Professionals, 13.3% Clerical & administrative workers, 10.6% Labourers, 9.8% Community & personal service workers, 7.4% Sales workers, 6.7% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.4% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Birdwood work in are 12.7% Health care and social assistance, 10.2% Manufacturing, 10.2% Education and training, 9.7% Retail trade, 9.5% Construction, 7.7% Public administration and safety, 7.3% Agriculture, forestry and fishing, 4.5% Transport, postal and warehousing, 4.5% Professional, scientific and technical services.

35.2% of homes are fully owned, and 46.0% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 16.9% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $572 per week and the median household income is $1226 per week.

The median rent in Birdwood is $260 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1517 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Birdwood postcode 5234

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